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Our interview with the cast of locally filmed “Almost Christmas”

7:06 am Nov. 2, 2016

There’s a scene in the locally filmed “Almost Christmas” where a belligerent booze hound smacks a concerned relative across the face when she suggests dialing down the drinking. In another, the hamsters Santa brings on Christmas Eve become cat food by Christmas Day.

Then there’s the scene where someone opens a gift and finds it monogrammed with someone else’s initials, and a real knee-slapper where a seating-chart misunderstanding prompts a neurotic

Tyler Perry teams up with “The Walking Dead”

8:51 am Oct. 21, 2016

Tyler Perry and the hit AMC series “The Walking Dead” are business partners now.

Perry’s newly acquired Fort McPherson, a former army base just southwest of downtown Atlanta, is now home to 14 sound stages. His movie “Boo! A Madea Halloween,” in theaters today, filmed there as did the HBO adaptaion of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” starring Perry’s good friend Oprah Winfrey.

And now there’s a new sheriff in town: Rick

Oprah Winfrey on the Atlanta set of “Henrietta Lacks”

6:18 pm Aug. 24, 2016

Oprah Winfrey is back in Atlanta for the HBO film adaptation of Rebecca Skloot’s nonfiction work “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” Oprah portrays Henrietta’s daughter Deborah Lacks. The movie filmed at a Buckhead church on

NBD, just Oprah Winfrey shopping at the Buckhead Whole Foods

6:43 pm Aug. 20, 2016

Oprah Winfrey is back in Atlanta for the HBO film adaptation of Rebecca Skloot’s riveting and phenomenally popular nonfiction work “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” Oprah will portray Henrietta’s daughter Deborah Lacks.

A source spotted Winfrey

Want to work on Jason Bateman or Oprah Winfrey’s film crews?

5:03 pm Jul. 25, 2016

Jason Bateman and Oprah Winfrey are working on projects in Atlanta this summer and each production is accepting resumes for crew positions.

Bateman will star in, direct and executive-produce the new Netflix project, called “Ozark,” about a drug-money